Computing and digital skills

Computing and Digital Studies

Computing and Digital Studies

What You Will Learn

Improve your computer skills such as using email and the Internet.

  • Keep up to date with the digital world at work and at home.
  • Individual support in a friendly atmosphere.
  • Learn at the pace that is right for you.
  • Learn how to use ICT for job searches, online shopping and banking, social networks and office applications.

Courses and drop-ins are available at all our main Adult Learning Centres and at other venues throughout Manchester.

Before you begin a course, we carefully assess your skills at a ‘Welcome session‘ to make sure you join a course at the right level for you. To book a place on a Welcome session navigate to the Welcome session dates and contact the relevant centre.

Available ICT Courses

Course NameDescriptionDuration
Digital Drop InJust turn up for help in using computers and digital devices in your everyday life. No need to book.2.5 hours
Digital Skills for BeginnersComplete beginner or just starting out with IT? Learn everyday use of computers and the internet on this first-steps course12 weeks
Digital Skills - Next StepsAlready have some IT skills/ Learn to use the internet and a variety of computer programs to complete everyday tasks. Qualification optional.12 weeks
Digital Skills for WorkDevelop your computer skills and knowledge for the world of work. This course is a mixture of classroom and online study, with the option to gain a qualification.12 weeks
Digital Skills WorkshopsMultilevel workshops where you can work at your own pace to build on your existing IT skills using Google and Microsoft Office applications.1- 12 weeks Choose the workshops you want to do

Welcome Sessions - Dates coming soon

Our Welcome sessions do not typically run during holidays and some other periods so please contact the relevant centre to check availability and book your place.

Course titleVenueDayStart dateEnd dateTime
Welcome to Digital SkillsGreenheys Centre Friday20/09/201931/07/202012:30pm - 03:00pm
Welcome to Digital SkillsLongsight Library and Learning Centre Friday20/09/201931/07/202012:30pm - 03:00pm
Welcome to Digital SkillsWithington Centre Monday 16/09/201927/07/202009:30am - 12:00pm